Articles May 22, 2019
Vale’s plan to decommission Mariana and Brumadinho-style dams
Last Friday’s catastrophic dam failure near the town of Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, has left at least 99 dead and, (...) READ MORE
Brazil’s political chameleon nears third term as Senate President
In 2014, Dilma Rousseff emerged victorious from what was, until that point, the nastiest presidential campaign ever seen in (...) READ MORE
What do the recent political shifts in Brazil and Mexico mean for markets?
Brazil to the far-right, Mexico to the left. At first glance, this is the most evident political shift Latin (...) READ MORE
Remembering recent environmental disasters in Brazil
The collapse of the iron ore tailings dam in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, has already claimed 84 lives, making it (...) READ MORE
Explaining Brazil #45: How to recover from the Brumadinho dam collapse?
This week’s podcast, How to recover from the Brumadinho dam collapse?, was supported by Voom, an Airbus company. Voom (...) READ MORE
Why did Vale stock bounce back after a 24-percent crash?
When the Brumadinho dam collapsed on January 25, shareholders of mining giant Vale caught a break: it was a (...) READ MORE
How Brazil’s air travel landscape has changed in 10 years
Upon leaving office, former President Lula used to brag about leading economic changes in Brazil that allowed for the (...) READ MORE